Pea and pancetta recipes

Pancetta, Pea & Manchego Cheese Risotto

Pancetta, Pea & Manchego Cheese Risotto

A delicious risotto with pancetta, peas, manchego cheese and tarragon. However, you can make a delicious vegetarian version by switching the chicken stock for vegetable stock and leaving out the pancetta
Pea, Pancetta and Mushroom Risotto

Pea, Pancetta and Mushroom Risotto

This risotto has the saltiness of the pancetta and earthiness of the mushrooms and then this delightful spring taste of peas pops through and then a tangy parmesan to bring it all together in a harmonious warming meal
PASTA RISOTTO WITH PEAS AND PANCETTA

PASTA RISOTTO WITH PEAS AND PANCETTA

Add the frozen peas and stir for a minute until the frozen look leaves them. Add the pancetta and stir regularly until it becomes crisp and bronzed
PEA SOUP

PEA SOUP

It allows the colour to be nice and vibrant. In the meantime, toss the pancetta in a dry frying pan. Serve with pancetta on the top (optional), finish with a squeeze of lime
Speedy pea soup

Speedy pea soup

Ina accompanied her soup wit a crispy piece of pancetta but I added a generous amount of roast chicken pieces and on another day I added shredded boiled ham
Bacon, Peas and Pasta

Bacon, Peas and Pasta

Grill the pancetta or bacon (I prefer grilling as it removes all the fat). Bacon, Peas and Pasta is the ultimate meal in a hurry
PANCETTA, MINT & BROAD BEAN PASTA

PANCETTA, MINT & BROAD BEAN PASTA

My daughter Arabella wasn't so much of a fan of the broad beans and so when I make it again I will try peas as an alternative although I thought the broad beans worked brilliantly